Police have investigated a report of a man approaching a girl as she walked to school and found no offences have been committed.
Officers were called this morning after a report of a schoolgirl in Kings Meadow, Jarrow, being approached by a man as she walked to school.
A spokesman said: “Officers have now fully investigated this matter and have now established that no offences have taken place.
“The report was made in good faith at the time. The school and parents are being updated by police.”